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  • Sep 18, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

How to Choose Between Different Types of Contact Lenses

Are you considering switching to contact lenses? Before you do, here are some of the pros and cons of the different types of contact lenses and how your optometrist can help you choose the right pair for your lifestyle and ocular needs. . For. . .

Calgary NW Family Optometrist, Direct Billing
  • Sep 05, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

7 Signs It's Time For Your Next Eye Exam

Is your vision a little blurry? Are your eyes feeling more sensitive to light or you’re getting more frequent headaches? Here are 7 signs that it’s time to book an eye exam with your Calgary family optometrist.   Achieving clear vision,. . .

Eye Doctor Near Me
  • Aug 25, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

Prevent Vision Loss With These 4 Tips

Taking care of your vision and ocular health is critical if you want to enjoy a high quality of life. To lower your risk of vision loss or eye conditions, such as age-related macular degeneration, follow these 5 tips from our Calgary eye. . .

Emergency Eye Doctor Calgary
  • Aug 21, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

5 Signs You Need to Visit an Eye Doctor For Emergency Care

Are you experiencing new and sudden ocular symptoms such as eye pain, redness, or increased light sensitivity? Here are 5 sure-fire signs that you need to visit your Calgary eye doctor for emergency eye care immediately.   Even though our eyes. . .

Best Kid’s Optometrist Calgary
  • Aug 14, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

How to Prepare Your Child For Their First Visit to the Optometrist

Is it time for your child to receive their first eye exam? Here are some of the best tips from our Calgary kid’s optometrist on how to prepare your child for this checkup and what you can expect from the visit.   Eyecare is extremely. . .

  • Aug 06, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

Taking Your Child to The Optometrist For the First Time: What You Need to Know

Although serious vision problems in children are rare, early visits to the optometrist are key to picking up any issues such as amblyopia and managing them as early as possible. Here’s what you need to know about your child’s first visit to the. . .

  • Jul 25, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

How to Know if Contact Lenses Are Safe For Your Child

One of the most common questions parents have about contact lenses and their children is: when is my child old enough to start wearing contact lenses? This guide will help you make the safest choice when it comes to your child’s eye. . .

  • Jul 15, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

What to Expect From a Glaucoma Test at Our Calgary Eye Clinic

Did you know that glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in Canada? At Blink Eyewear, our qualified optometrists provide comprehensive glaucoma testing to protect your eye health and help prevent any vision loss. Glaucoma is an eye. . .

Eye Glasses, Direct Billing, Eye Glasses Calgary
  • Jul 05, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

Eyeglasses vs Contact Lenses: Which Option Is Right For You

Do you require vision correction? Here are the pros and cons of eyeglasses vs contact lenses and how to decide which option is best suited for your needs and lifestyle.   Regularly scheduled visits to the doctor or dentist are important for. . .

Contact Lenses, Contact Lenses Calgary
  • Jun 26, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

4 Common Mistakes Made By Contact Lens Wearers

If you wear contact lenses, it’s very important to use and look after them properly. Here are the top 5 mistakes most contact lens wearers make and how to avoid them for healthy and clear vision. Contact lenses offer patients an extremely. . .

Eye Doctor Calgary
  • Jun 19, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

Warning Signs of Vision Problems in Children

Regular checkups with your child’s eye doctor is a key way of identifying problems with your little one’s vision early on. Here are some warning signs of vision problems that parents should watch out for. Clear vision and healthy eyes are. . .

Sunglasses Calgary
  • Jun 12, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

8 Ways to Protect Your Eyes This Summer Season

With a new season starting, now is the perfect time to dedicate yourself to taking care of your vision. From wearing the right sunglasses to eating a healthy diet, here are 6 simple tips that will help you maintain the health of your eyes. Our. . .

  • Jun 03, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

Protecting Your Eyes From The Desk Job

Are you considering switching from eyeglasses to contact lenses? Here’s why it’s important to visit our Calgary vision centre and how our opticians can help you find the best pair of lenses for your needs. Do you spend most of your day. . .

  • May 22, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Wear Poor Fitting Contact Lenses

Are you considering switching from eyeglasses to contact lenses? Here’s why it’s important to visit our Calgary vision centre and how our opticians can help you find the best pair of lenses for your needs. Contact lenses are a safe,. . .

Contact Lenses NW and SW Calgary
  • May 15, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

4 Contact Lens Tips For Dry Eye Sufferers

Do you struggle to wear contact lenses because of dry eyes? Here are some simple and easy dry eye care tips for comfortable and clear vision. For patients who require vision correction, contact lenses offer a comfortable, aesthetically. . .

Eye Exam NW and SW Calgary
  • May 08, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

3 Most Common Age Related Vision Changes

Are you experiencing some changes to your vision due to age? Scheduling regular eye exams with your Crowfoot optometrist can restore the clarity and comfort to your eyesight. As you age, it is inevitable that you will experience some changes to. . .

Calgary Vision Centre, Best Opticians
  • May 05, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

4 Ways Your Optometrist Ensures The Health of Your Eyes

Have you ever wondered what tests opticians use to best determine the health of your eyes and clarity of your vision? Here are some of the top tests and equipment that are used at our Calgary vision centre. Protecting your eyesight is key if. . .

Crowfoot Optometrist
  • Apr 26, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

3 Signs It's Time For a New Prescription

Are you suffering from frequent headaches or struggling to see things clearly, even with your eyeglasses? Here are 3 signs that it’s time to visit your Crowfoot optometrist for an updated prescription. If you do require vision correction,. . .

Crowfoot Vision, Crowfoot Vision Centre
  • Apr 26, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

How to Find The Right Eye Clinic For Your Vision Needs

Are you looking for a vision centre in Crowfoot? Here are the top tips for finding an eye clinic in Crowfoot that can meet all your vision and eye health needs. Did you know that some of the most common and dangerous eye conditions don’t show. . .

Eyeglasses Calgary Blink eyewear
  • Apr 02, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

Top Tips For Choosing The Right Pair of Eyeglasses

Are you looking for a new pair of eyeglasses that will perfectly compliment your face? Here’s how your Blink Eyewear optometrist can help you find the right frame for your lifestyle and needs. Top Tips For Choosing The Right Pair of. . .

  • Mar 22, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

Choosing Eyeglass Frames For Children

According to statistics, approximately one out of five children need to wear glasses to see accurately. Unfortunately, it can be hard to get children to wear glasses for one of several reasons. Children can find glasses uncomfortable, “uncool”. . .

  • Mar 14, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

Eyeglass Basics

Modern eyewear serves a dual purpose. In addition to being a vision-correcting medical device used to enhance your safety and quality of life, eyeglasses have become a major fashion accessory. Therefore, when it comes to selecting eyeglasses there. . .

  • Mar 08, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

Eye Exams for Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are a great alternative to wearing eyeglasses. An often unknown fact is that not all patients wear contact lenses as their primary source of vision correction. Each patient is different, with some patients wearing contact lenses only. . .

Blink Eyewear blurred vision, red eyes, eye pain, eye floaters, eye sensitivity, uveitis
  • Feb 20, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

Blurred Vision And Sensitivity - Unidentified Symptoms Of Uveitis

Uveitis is a general term for an inflammatory response in the eye that can be caused by a broad range of diseases or conditions. It is called uveitis because the area that is inflamed is the uvea, although the condition can also affect other areas. . .

  • Feb 06, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

FAQs Of Vision Insurance Plans

With more vision insurance options than ever before, there are a few basics you need to know - regardless of whether your vision insurance plan is part of an employer health benefits package or one you choose yourself. Plan to Maximize Your. . .

  • Feb 06, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

Experiencing Night Blindness? Find Out How Retinitis Pigmentosa Affects You

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is an eye disease that is inherited, and very rare. The retina, which is the light-sensitive portion of the eye, degenerates progressively over time. The result of this degeneration is the loss of peripheral vision, loss of. . .

Contact Lens Fitting
  • Jan 16, 2019
  • Blink Eyewear

Contact Lens Fitting

It is not uncommon for patients to have difficulty wearing contact lenses for a number of reasons. Due to individual eye shape, certain conditions or impairments, or the aftermath of surgery, some patients are considered to be “hard to fit” as. . .

  • Mar 30, 2013
  • Blink Eyewear

Pink, Stinging Eyes? It Could Be Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently seen eye diseases, especially in kids. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria or even allergies to pollen, chlorine in swimming pools, and ingredients in cosmetics, or other. . .


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